What’s Going On at Home?
COVID-19 Home Meal Prep, Handwashing Behavior and More:
Virtual Conference on March 9-12 Explores Consumer Food Safety Behavior
ARLINGTON, Va. (Feb. 24, 2021) — The non-profit Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) is hosting the Consumer Food Safety Education (CFSE) Virtual Conference, March 9-12, 2021, the only conference in the U.S. dedicated to consumer food safety education.
Conference co-chairs Steven Mandernach, Executive Director of the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO), and Cindy Jiang, Senior Director of Global Risk Management for the McDonald’s Corporation, kick off three afternoons of programming on Wednesday, March 10 with a live session featuring Federal agency leaders addressing food safety and the health of Americans. Participating Federal officials include:
“COVID-19 has us shining a spotlight on home meal preparation, hand hygiene and food delivery,” said Shelley Feist, Executive Director, Partnership for Food Safety Education. “This event offers up new data points and new ideas for connecting with people on the importance of home hand hygiene and food safety.”
Attendees can earn CEUs from the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and six other accreditors.
PFSE is the U.S. leader in advancing dialogue and program collaborations that improve people's access to actionable solutions for reducing the risk of foodborne illness for themselves and their families. For more information, visit www.fightbac.org/virtual.
Contributors to this important food poisoning prevention work are Amazon, Cargill, FMI Foundation, and NSF International, among several other great leaders representing the food industry, consumer groups, scientific and professional associations. For a full list of contributors click here.